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“Average place to dine”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Ella's Deli

Ella's Deli
Ranked #8 of 26 Dessert in Madison
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
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Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ripon, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
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“Average place to dine”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2014

True to the other reviewers, this is an average place to eat. Over priced for the quality of the food served. However the cookies are wonderful. The decorations are over the top, but my 3 year thought they were great. Next time I will come for dessert only and eat else where.

Visited August 2014
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Sun City Center, Florida
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98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Dirty, dirty, dirty but delicious ice cream”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2014

I feel like I should give this place 2 different reviews.

First off, we went there for ice cream and it was delicious! One of the best ice creams I've ever had.

But the good part ends there:

the place is incredibly dirty

took forever to get served and we were standing at the counter and we were the only ones there

as we were waiting for our ice cream we watched one of the guys behind the counter getting cheesecake ready to served. He moved the cheesecake around on the plate to center it WITH HIS HANDS!!!!!!

Won't ever go back or recommend to anyone!

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank Nancy123454321
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“This should be in the attraction section :)”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2014

This should be in the attraction section not under restaurants :)
The menu is one of the longest menus I have ever seen and includes traditional deli food items with plenty of options!
We came here on a weekday evening for the decoration and for the ice creams/deserts so can't comment on the food. The ice-creams are amazing!!! The staff was friendly, smiley and efficient. The prices might be a little higher than at other delis but you also pay for the entertainment (and the electricity bill!).
Great for families with children but also great to experience if you don't have kids. The ceiling, walls and columns are totally covered with cartoon/TV characters figures, circus items and other display items some are animated, some others light up, so you will definitely be entertained. They also have a ferry's wheel outside. And you can buy souvenirs and candy at the cashier before you leave.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank JanMD73
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Ames, Iowa
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Such a fun restaurant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2014

We went to this restaurant as a family, knowing that it was for kids (we're all over 18) and still had so much fun. The atmosphere is so incredible, no matter what age. The food is amazing, and the ice cream is TO DIE FOR!

Visited August 2014
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Thank Sam F
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Lisle, Illinois
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wow!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

A friend suggested that we stop by here just for ice cream and the experience, so that's what we did. It was probably around 8:00 on a Thursday night, so it was easy to get a table. The menu was massive, including the dessert menu. Our server, Gregory, did very well in recommending a choice. My mom had the caramel crunch thing, and I had the grilled pound cake hot fudge sundae. Both were delicious. It was fun to go around and look at all of the displays they had, including the ones right in the tables!

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank enystedt
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